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UPDATE: Swimmer Riley Gaines to Pursue Legal Action Against Violent Mob Who Attacked Her After Speech

Riley Gaines gave a speech on protecting women’s sports Thursday night at a Turning Point USA event held at San Francisco State University.

The former University of Kentucky swimming star was attacked by a violent mob of pro-trans protestors following her speech.

Violent Mob Comes After Swimming Star Riley Gaines For Speaking About Protecting Women’s Sports, Hit Multiple Times by Guy Wearing a Dress

Gaines was physically assaulted and forced to barricade inside a room for nearly three hours.

Watch (graphic language):

“She told me she was hit multiple times by a guy in a dress. I was shaking. It made me that mad. It makes me sick to feel so helpless about it,” Louis Barker, Gaines’ husband, said.

“She was under police protection and was still hit by a man wearing a dress.”

Here’s additional footage of the violent mob that attacked Riley Gaines:

While the violent mob held Gaines hostage, they demanded money in exchange for her release.

FOX News reported:

While Gaines spoke to the students, many of whom expressed opposition to her viewpoints, other footage from the event showed the swimmer’s remarks being drowned out by a group of pro-trans protesters who had become increasingly loud outside the room.

“Tonight, Riley Gaines spoke at San Francisco State University to share her personal story of competing against a biological male athlete, Lia Thomas, at the Women’s NCAA Swimming Championships last year,” Eli Bremer, Gaines’ agent, said to Fox News Digital in a lengthy statement.

“In the past year, her goal in speaking at universities has been to educate her peers about her experience and what the impact of the growing number of biological males in women’s sports will do to the integrity of Title IX. She has been questioned in civil and somewhat uncivil manners about her views many times, and she thoroughly encourages diverse viewpoints and debate on this issue.

“Instead of a thoughtful discussion tonight at SFSU, Riley was violently accosted, shouted at, physically assaulted, and barricaded in a room by protestors. It is stunning that in America in 2023, it is acceptable for biological male students to violently assault a woman for standing up for women’s rights.

“This will not stop Riley from boldly educating people of the dangers of biological males in women’s sports. She will continue to speak the truth against the radical left that no longer understands the difference between men and women.”

"This is kidnapping. @Riley_Gaines_ should pursue felony charges against every single person in that hallway. They all should be expelled and thrown in prison. There is nothing ambiguous about this. Harassment, intimidation, kidnapping. Go after them, Riley. Make them pay," Matt Walsh said.

Riley Gaines spoke with Tucker Carlson Friday and said she intends to pursue legal action against the mob that attacked her.

"This does not deter me. This ensures me that I am doing the right thing. This will not silence me when they want me to be silenced. It just means I need to speak louder," Gaines said.

"I will be pursuing legal action. I ensure that the people who physically assaulted me, the people who put me in that position, they will face repercussions," Gaines explained.


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